Safety is our number one priority at Hipcamp. We strive to help landowners provide fun, safe experiences in nature so they can rest easy while hosting our community of campers. As part of this, we assembled a list of our favorite fire-safe grills so landowners and campers-alike can enjoy a good old-fashioned BBQ responsibly.
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Avoid the risk of an open flame by ditching it all-together. Pellet grills work a lot like meat smokers, making them a favorite choice for people who love a smokey flavor. We like Green Mountain Grills’ Davey Crockett because it’s easy to use (beginner grill-masters welcome), it’s portable, and it has fun extras, like being able to monitor your grilling progress from the WiFi-enabled mobile app.
If you’re looking for something stylish and compact, look no further: the Everdure Portable Grill is for you. Charcoal grills tend to be much safer than the average gas grill, but they do require extra work to get going. Features we like include the protective heat shield, cool-touch carry handles, safety latches for easy transport, and the integrated cutting board.
Become the party-master with Weber’s Kettle grill, which can cook up to 13 burgers at once. And don’t worry about the mess—its easy-clean features take the hassle out of cooking with charcoal, so more really is merrier. The Kettle grill is larger than other options here but still easy to move, plus you get big-grill features like temperature control and a nifty hook for the lid. Our favorite feature? The literal safety net that is the ash catcher.
Regardless of the grill you choose, it’s important to take the following safety precautions:
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